CUNY Brooklyn College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,530

3.16% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,144

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.54%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

40.4%

20,642 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

17,803

64.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

58.1%

662 Graduates

About

CUNY Brooklyn College is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Brooklyn College were General Business Administration & Management (531 degrees awarded), General Psychology (478 degrees), and Accounting (249 degrees).

In 2017, 3,824 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Brooklyn College. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,437 degrees), 1.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (834 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Brooklyn College is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Brooklyn College is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,144.

In 2017, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,530

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY Brooklyn College was $6,530. The cost of tuition at CUNY Brooklyn College is $-14,203 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$4,144

2017 Value

57.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY Brooklyn College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,144. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY Brooklyn College grew by 57.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,713

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Brooklyn College was of $13,713 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.322% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at CUNY Brooklyn College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

5.54%

2016 Default Rate

100

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Brooklyn College was 5.54%, which represents 100 out of the 1804 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

CUNY Brooklyn College received 20,642 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.165% annual growth. Out of those 20,642 applicants, 8,345 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.4% acceptance rate.

There were 17,803 students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College in 2017, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Brooklyn College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

8,345

Accepted Out of 20,642

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Brooklyn College was 40.4% (8,345 admissions from 20,642 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 37.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.165%, while admissions grew by 8.01%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

1,340

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Brooklyn College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Brooklyn College has a total enrollment of 17,803 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College is 11,404 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,399. This means that 64.1% of students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Brooklyn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.5% White, 23.2% Black or African American, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.1% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.135% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (16.2%), followed by White Male (13.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (16.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,803 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College is 11,404 and the part-time enrollment is 6,399. This means that 64.1% of students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY Brooklyn College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), CUNY Brooklyn College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,607

  2. Black or African American

    4,122

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,820

The enrolled student population at CUNY Brooklyn College is 31.5% White, 23.2% Black or African American, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.1% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.135% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1192 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Brooklyn College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Brooklyn College are white (1,437 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (834 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Brooklyn College is General Business Administration & Management (531 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (478 degrees) and Accounting (249 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Brooklyn College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (598 degrees), and Education (729 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,045,518 people), Secondary school teachers (346,919 people), Education administrators (322,186 people), Postsecondary teachers (229,841 people), and Other managers (201,616 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (598 degrees), Education (729 degrees), English (110 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (598 degrees), Education (729 degrees), English (110 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (27 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,126,462 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (483,480 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (297,142 people), Outpatient care centers (171,718 people), and Individual & family services (170,289 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (598 degrees), Education (729 degrees), English (110 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Brooklyn College.

Most Common

  1. 531 degrees awarded

  2. 478 degrees awarded

  3. 249 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Brooklyn College was General Business Administration & Management with 531 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,316

  2. 2,508

In 2017, 1,316 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Brooklyn College, which is 0.525 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,508).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 315 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Brooklyn College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.913 times less than the 345 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 387 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Brooklyn College in General Psychology, which is 4.25 times more than the 91 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from CUNY Brooklyn College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (72%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Brooklyn College is Female and Asian (72% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,437 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    834 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    712 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Brooklyn College is white (1,437 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (834 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    890 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    598 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    547 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Brooklyn College is white female (890 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (598 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Brooklyn College has an endowment valued at nearly $86.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $85.3k (0.0991%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, CUNY Brooklyn College had a total salary expenditure of $290M. CUNY Brooklyn College employs 201 Professors, 156 Associate professors, and 111 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Brooklyn College are Male Professors (126), Male Associate professors(80), and Female Associate professors (76).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 173 employees, Service, with 124 employees, and Management with 122 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$86.1M

2017 Endowment

7.06%

growth from 2016

CUNY Brooklyn College has an endowment valued at about $86.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Brooklyn College grew 7.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $53M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $7.76M - Federal

  2. $22.1M - State

  3. $5.23M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY Brooklyn College received $7.76M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.1M from state grants and contracts, and $5.23M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$146M

2017 Salaries

1.6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, CUNY Brooklyn College paid a median of $146M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($290M) and a 1.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.2% growth from 2015 and a 6.62% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$53.8M

Instructional Salaries

524

Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY Brooklyn College paid a total of $53.8M to 524 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

201 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

173 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College were Professor with 201 employees; Associate professor with 156 employees; and Associate professor with 111 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College were Office and Administrative Support with 173 employees; Service with 124 employees; and Management with 122 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College was Male Professor with 126 employees, Male Associate professor with 80 employees, and Female Associate professor with 76 employees.

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